- 100g butter, softened
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 100g soft, light brown sugar
- 100g self-raising flour
- 2 eggs
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
- 3 tbsp milk
One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…
- 85g white chocolate drops
To purists, this is not chocolate because it is made only from the fat or butter of the cacao…
- 300g pack frozen mixed berry
- icing sugar and custard, to serve
Lightly butter a 1-litre microwavable gratin dish or a 20cm microwave cake dish. Beat together the butter, sugar, flour, eggs and milk with an electric hand whisk for 2-3 mins, until light and fluffy.
Fold through the white chocolate and most of the berries, pour into the dish, then microwave on High for 10-12 mins, until set and dry on top. Leave to stand for 5 mins, before dusting with icing sugar and serving with the reserved berries and custard.
Make it in the ovenIf you don’t have a microwave, bake at 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 for 20 mins until the cake mixture is risen and golden.
Make it with pear and cinnamonFollow recipe, making batter up to the end of stage one. Drain 2 x 400g cans pears in syrup, chop into chunks. Mix pears with 3 tsp ground cinnamon and a handful sultanas. Fold pear mix through batter, pour into dish. Microwave on High for 10-12 mins, leave to stand for 5 mins, then sprinkle with icing sugar.